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Toasts & Quotes

"Around here, grillin's grillin' and barbecue is, well--sigh, sweat--what dinin' in heaven's got to be all about." —Jane Garvey, Wine Editor of the Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Argentines eat meat and little else: some fried potatoes, a small salad. Sometimes their intestines block up. Stomach cancer is a problem. Vegetarians are regarded as a screwball cult, like anarchists." —Bob Shacochis, from "Burnt Offerings"
"Grilling, broiling, barbecuing—whatever you want to call it—is an art, not just a matter of building a pyre and throwing on a piece of meat as a sacrifice to the gods of the stomach." —James Beard, Beard on Food
"Summer cooking implies a sense of immediacy, a capacity to capture the fleeting moment." —Elizabeth David
"To barbecue is a way of life rather than a desirable method of cooking." —Clement Freud

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